With a good game plan, this weekend will be a real winner.
Georgetown vs. Ohio State
What: Watch the Hoyas in their first Final Four game since 1985.
Why: You’re used to the full-court press.
When: Sat., 6:07 p.m.
Where: Anywhere with a TV.
What: Local singer/songwriter hosts a performance and release party for his new album, Grace and Speed.
Why: It’s anything but clumsy and slow.
When: Thurs., 8:30 p.m.
Where: Iota Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington (703-522-8340).
What: The author reads from his new novel, You Don’t Love Me Yet.
Why: Because you do love him.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, b/t Fessenden St. & Nebraska Ave. (202-364-1919).
Maté Happy Hour
What: Cocktails (passion fruit mojito, pomegranate margarita) for a cool six bucks and half-price salads (calamari, seaweed) and rolls (volcano, salmon decadence).
Why: Find your perfect mate.
When: Mon.-Fri., 5-7 p.m.
Where: 3101 K St. NW, at 31st St. (202-333-2006).
What: New unscripted performance from the Washington Improv Theater’s Onesixtyone troupe.
Why: Improvise here.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Flashpoint Mead Theatre Lab, 916 G St. NW, b/t 9th & 10th Sts. For more info, call 202-315-1318.